| Aug 14, 2013
| 2:27 PM
NASA is getting ready to turn its scientific instruments toward our home planet with a trio of Earth-observing missions set to launch in 2014.
The three missions will allow scientists to measure water, wind and carbon dioxide with greater precision, and...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Enceladus, the icy moon that circles Saturn and shoots out jets of water, emits a much larger amount of water at the farthest point in its orbit, according to a new study published in the journal Nature. The discovery backs up a years-old theory and...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 11:00 AM
A commercially built spacecraft packed with cargo is now hurtling at 17,500 mph through outer space on course to rendezvous with the International Space Station.
The capsule was launched Wednesday atop a 13-story rocket off the coast of Virginia at 7:58...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Mayor Eric Garcetti put his mark on the Los Angeles Police Department on Wednesday, announcing plans to shake up the civilian panel that oversees the force with four new members.
The most notable name on Garcetti's list of nominees was real estate...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 2:04 PM
When astronaut Luca Parmitano’s helmet suddenly began filling with water as he floated outside the International Space Station, NASA officials said they’d never seen such a malfunction before. Now, NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy explains in a...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Brad Stone, a longtime Silicon Valley reporter, has been working for years on what he hopes will be the definitive account of Jeff Bezos and the rise of Amazon, the online retailing giant founded in 1994. His new book, “The Everything Store: Jeff...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 8:28 PM
Imagine paying $20 and sitting down inside a Space Age capsule in Los Angeles. About half an hour later, you're in sight of the Golden Gate Bridge.
Los Angeles billionaire Elon Musk, the man who made electric vehicles sexy, revolutionized the online...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 3:54 PM
NASA’s Curiosity rover has breathed in Martian air and sniffed out good news and bad news for alien life: The Red Planet’s atmosphere was likely several times thicker early in its history – but it’s probably been thin for...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 9:02 AM
What caused an astronaut's helmet to fill with water from an unknown source? Officials are working to understand a serious leak that aborted a spacewalk outside the International Space Station, NASA representatives said at a news conference.
| Jul 16, 2013
| 1:07 PM
A spacewalk outside the International Space Station was cut off after water began pouring into astronaut Luca Parmitano's helmet, NASA officials said Tuesday. You can watch a live briefing about what happened at 1:30 p.m. Pacific time in the video...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:11 PM
Looks like the Mars rover Opportunity has a few miles more to go before it can break the record for longest off-world driving distance of any rover from Earth. Scientists using NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera have snapped images of the...